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How can I keep my DirectAdmin installation up-to-date?

Your CentOS and DirectAdmin installation can be updated separately from each other.
Beware: We advise you to always create a snapshot before you update your VPS and software.

CentOS
To update the software of CentOS to the latest versions you can execute the following as 'root' user:
yum check-update
This command verifies if new updates are available. To install available updates type:
yum update
Confirm the action with 'y' and CentOS will download and install the available updates. DirectAdmin
Updating DirectAdmin should be done through the custombuild script.
cd /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild
./build update
Should you wish to check if there are new updates available, you can execute the above command.
./build versions
This command gives an overview of all the currently installed versions and possible updates.
./build update_versions
With this command you can install available updates.
The custombuild command is a process that will compile and install updates. The update process can take some time. Should you wish to update PHP you will need to use custombuild as well.

For more information regarding CentOS you consult wiki.centos.org.
For more information regarding DirectAdmin and custombuild you can find more information on:

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